Chapter 3 Strategies and Tactics

In Chapter 2, “The Modern Ninja,” we examined different aspects of historical ninja and applied them to modern equivalents, which gave us a mindset that we can use to conduct unorthodox attacks against target systems. However, a mindset is only part of the equation – in this chapter, we will examine strategies and tactics that would be compliant with our new mindset. Fortunately, we do not need to create these strategies and tactics on our own; we can look back through history and see what has worked for both the ninja and warriors in the past and apply the techniques to professional penetration testing.

Before we delve into the discussion of strategies and tactics, we need to differentiate the differences ...

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